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Encyclopedia > Tama, Tokyo

Tama (多摩市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan.


As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 145,722 and the density of 6,912.81 persons per km≤. The total area is 21.08 km≤.


The city was founded on November 1, 1971.


Tama is also home to Tama Hills, a recreational facility of the U.S. Air Force, intended for use by United States servicemembers and their families, as well as Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force servicemembers and their families.


Institutions

Keisen Women's University


External link

  • Official website (http://www.city.tama.tokyo.jp/) in Japanese
  • Wikitravel: Tokyo/Tama (http://wikitravel.org/en/article/Tokyo/Tama)
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Districts and Sub-prefectures
Nishitama district | Hachijo sub-prefecture | Miyake sub-prefecture | Ogasawara sub-prefecture | Oshima sub-prefecture

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Tama, Tokyo at AllExperts (358 words)
Tama is home to Tama Hills, a recreational facility of the U.S. Air Force, intended for use by United States service members and their families, as well as Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force service members and their families.
For example, Tama is the name of a ward several kilometres away under the jurisdiction of Kawasaki City in Kanagawa prefecture.
Tama is the location for the animated feature films Whisper of the Heart and Pom Poko by Japan's Studio Ghibli, the latter of which depicts a fictionalized account of the city's construction.
Tama, Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (341 words)
The city is situated within a much larger area in south-western Tokyo, known traditionally as Tama hills, spanning Tokyo and Kanagawa prefectures.
Tama was founded on April 1, 1889 as ‚ÄúTama Village‚ÄĚ in what was then the Minamitama District from the merger of 10 pre-Meiji villages.
Tama was the last village in the former Minamitama District.
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